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  • Andy Coulston

    Type City - Cityscape made from letter press type by Hong Seon Jang.

  • Lawrence McGrath

    New York-based artist Hong Seon Jang re-imagines lead type letters as a sprawling metropolis reminiscent of his New York City home. His show, titled “Labyrinth” at David B Gallery in Denver, on view through through June 16th, will feature Jang’s mixed-media sculptures and this miniature cityscape formed from letterpress pieces.

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type city by hong seon jang; old lead type has been salvaged from decommissioned printing presses and formed the building blocks for a high rise and imagined city.

Type City by artist Hong Seon Jang uses pieces of movable type from a printing press to create an elaborate cityscape.

Type City is a recent artwork by artist Hong Seon Jang that uses pieces of movable type from a printing press to create an elaborate cityscape.

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I like that this font looks like it has texture. It isn't too hard to read with just a few letters, but it probably wouldn't work with multiple lines of text.

I would want this for the nursery... maybe painted on a wall? Love the message behind it...

Cities and Font - I love this!

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I've seen this style nearly verbatim before, but the twist of it being in color and the thread brings new life to the look.